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Oncology & Cancer

Research suggests statins could lower ovarian cancer risk

A genetic study has found evidence to suggest that women who take statins in the long term could be less likely to develop ovarian cancer, according to new research funded by Cancer Research UK published today.

Oncology & Cancer

New technique allows scientists to 'listen in' on cancer cells

Scientists have a developed a new technique to decipher how millions of individual cells are communicating with each other in miniature tumours grown in the lab, known as organoids, according to new research published in ...

Medical research

Targeting cancers' surroundings to prevent or limit metastasis

Cancer depends on blood. Just like the rest of the body, tumors need blood vessels to supply them with nutrients and oxygen to grow. But cancer uses these vessels in another way as well—to spread to other parts of the body.

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